Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Polia nebulosa Hufnagel, 1766
Grey Arches

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.261

Widely distributed woodland species but rare in the Outer Hebrides. First recorded on the Isle of Lewis in 2009. Active from June to July

Woody plants including Hazel Corylus avellana, birch Betula, Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum and willow Salix are used by the larvae

Polia nebulosa
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